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SPCA Tampa Bay Assisting in Rescue of 45 Cats and Dogs

LARGO, Fla. – SPCA Tampa Bay Assisting in Rescue of 45 Cats and Dogs Largo, Fla.  SPCA Tampa Bay is collaborating with the Louisiana SPCA and animal welfare agencies in Pensacola to transport 45 dogs and cats to Tampa Bay on Friday, September 18. Hurricane Sally’s impact on the Gulf Coast has caused widespread damage and flooding leaving many shelters powerless and without water. SPCA Tampa Bay will be rescuing as many as 30 cats and 15 dogs.

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SPCA Tampa Bay’s regional rescue team will meet the Louisiana SPCA team in the Tallahassee area where they will safely transfer the animals to SPCA Tampa Bay. The SPCA team should arrive back at the Largo Shelter by 6 p.m. The cats and dogs were already on the adoption floor and after thorough medical evaluations by SPCA Tampa Bay some of them may be available for adoption as early as Sunday.

To learn more about these rescued animals log on to spcatampabay.org and follow the rescue team’s efforts on our Facebook page at facebook.com/SPCATampaBay.

For more information please contact Eric Keaton at ekeaton@spcatampabay.org and 813-400-0748 About SPCA Tampa Bay SPCA Tampa Bay is a for-all shelter and we transform the lives of animals through passionate collaboration with the community.

We are a non-profit animal welfare agency that operates a for-all animal shelter and public veterinary center in Pinellas County. We assist all animals in need, regardless of species or circumstance, at our 10-acre campus in Largo and our full-service veterinary hospital in St. Petersburg. Founded in 1940, SPCA Tampa Bay has cared for millions of homeless, surrendered, and injured animals. For more information, visit spcatampabay.org.

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